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The Royal Ballet in KENNETH MACMILLAN 'S Elite Syncopations
A second showing of this witty and colourful modern ballet, danced to the ragtime music of SCOTT JOPLIN and his contemporaries. It was particularly popular with the audience that packed the Tent in Battersea Park during the Royal Ballet's season there this summer, and many television viewers have written to ask for a second showing.
It is one of the new works created by Kenneth Macmillan especially for the Company, since becoming its Director in 1970. with Merle Park , Donald MacLeary
Monica Mason , Michael Coleman Jennifer Penney , David Wall Vergie Derman , Wayne Sleep
Wayne Eagling , Jennifer Jackson Judith Howe , David Drew David Adams and artists of THE ROYAL BALLET
ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL BALLET (leader ROLAND STANBRIDGE ) Conducted from the piano by PHILIP GAMMON
Introduced by HUMPHREY BURTON
Costumes by IAN SPURLING
Choreography by KENNETH MACMILLAN
Presented for television by JOHN VERNON
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